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I have heard many things about Crysis. I hear that no computer can run it. It looks so gorgeous that it beats IRL. Do you think my pc stands a chance? If i cant, do you think a gtx 580 sli would suffice? My rig is in my siggy.

Seriously though. Can i run Crysis on Ultra? I have seen many Crysis Benchmarks where computers get obliterated, and the frames go to 20. Can i get 30+?
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I play Crysis on my GTX580 SLI, i can hit 70fps at 1920x1080. I might not have all the settings maxed out but it's pretty damn close - the graphics certainly don't rival IRL but they are some of the best I've seen yet.
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This thread is a flash back from years ago, late to the party I see. I had an OC'ed 580 w/ a 2600k@4.2Ghz before my upgrade and was able to run vanilla Crysis 1 fine@Ultra.
 
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post

This thread is a flash back from years ago, late to the party I see. I had an OC'ed 580 w/ a 2600@4.2Ghz before my upgrade and was able to run vanilla Crysis 1 fine@Ultra.

OH BOY! wheee.gif

Im gonna get Crysis. Irl has bad graphics and is overrated tbh rolleyes.gif
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Plenty of computers can run Crysis these days, SLI 580's will run it well, my single 680 smashes that game, although I never play it anymore..
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If you're at 1080p, a single 580 will do just fine with Crysis 1, heavily modded, maxed out. You'll average roughly 40-45 FPS or so, which is quite playable and enjoyable for that title.
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Crysis is unique from other FPS'es that will look smooth at around 30-40 fps in that it will look pretty smooth at around 20fps smile.gif
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Crysis is unique from other FPS'es that will look smooth at around 30-40 fps in that it will look pretty smooth at around 20fps smile.gif

20? No, just no way. I tried playing at 20 FPS, it was a stuttery mess. 30+ FPS average (mins around 28 or so), yeah that's fine. A little on the low side, but fine.
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Single GTX 580 is no way to max it out especially with 16x QAA. My GTX 670 is faster than a 580 and during combat I get stuttering and drops to 20 fps sometimes.
To run it at maximum settings you either need SLI 580s or HD7900 series card.
Once you open the game you will see the huge Nvidia logo but it runs like crap on their cards rolleyes.gif .
Seriously the 580 or 680 both won't cut when the game is maxed out it will tear them apart.
7970 at max OC vs 680 the difference can reach 30%+ in some cases.
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Crysis was playable at low frame rates thanks to it's motion blur. It blows my mind how few devs cottoned on to this new idea. High quality motion blur should be commonplace right now (optional of course).

My advice for the OP would be everything 'High' except Object Detail which I set to 'Very High'. Set 16x High Quality AF in the NVIDIA CP. Enable V-Sync in-game, and use D3DOverrider to force Triple Buffering (you have to use the 32bit Crysis exe for it to work). You'll still see some low framerates in places like the beginning of Assault and then the shipyard area. In those places you're likely to be CPU limited though, so try 4xAA in the game and see if it makes any difference. Chances are it won't.

Also note that there is a stutter bug with NVIDIA cards that can bog down the system in certain areas, eg. inside the shipyard warehouses and in the walled compound in the quarry map.
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